Monthly Archives: November 2010

Girls U-12 Division 3C

November 11, 2010
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By Jen Ruhle, Megan Harvey, Dave Jacoby & Karen Gentis Charlestown 1, Wilmington 1 — Kaley Kyle and Julia Jacoby were co-captains for the last game. This game proved to be the most spirited and contested game of the season with both teams playing excellent soccer. The girls made many excellent passes and were...

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Girls U-10 Division 2

November 11, 2010
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By Allison Godfrey Medford 5, Charlestown 3 — The GU10-2 final match on Saturday Nov. 6 against Medford proved to be one of our most exciting matches of the season.  It seemed as if everything the girls learned over the course of the season came to fruition.  The team, led by captains Clara Reed...

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Boys U10-2 Division 4D

November 11, 2010
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Charlestown 6, Melrose 1 — The BU10-2 Townies finished their season with a convincing 6 to 1 win over visiting Melrose. The win brought the Townes final record to 4-6, which is impressive when you consider that the team lost its first four games and that for all but two of the boys this...

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On to Thanksgiving

November 11, 2010
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The year is hurtling to its end as we near Thanksgiving. The Halloween weekend was something to behold. And then we turned back our clocks. After the Fourth of July and Bunker Hill Day, Halloween has become perhaps the third most important holiday of the year in this neighborhood, proving that the neighborhood is...

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Nightmare on Craigie Bridge

November 11, 2010
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For those of you leaving Charlestown and heading West, everything about driving has become slightly more complex with the closure of the lanes heading into Boston over the Craigie Bridge by the Museum of Science. Traffic has indeed intensified, with the overflow backing into Charlestown. Just what we needed, isn’t it? Not really. One...

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Veterans Day

November 11, 2010
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Every year is a time to commemorate the dedication and sacrifice of those who are serving where their lives are in danger and especially for those who have died while in the service of the United States of America. Veterans Day is a time to remember and to say thank you and come away...

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Arrest Report 11-10-2010

November 11, 2010
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11/01/10 – Drugs As a result of a drug investigation in the area of Carney Court, two individuals were placed under arrest for possession of a Class A drug (heroin). 11/02/10 – Investigate Person Officers responded to Hancock Street for a disturbance call. The victim informed them that, while walking to the store, she...

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Obituaries 11-10-2010

November 11, 2010
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James Santos Veteran of two wars James A. Santos of Charlestown died on Oct. 31. A retired employee of Freeman Decorating of Braintree, he was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was the beloved husband of Joanne M. (McNevin) Santos; devoted son of the late Sarah (Callahan) and Manuel...

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T he Cooperative Bank celebrates Halloween with haunted house

November 4, 2010
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T he Cooperative Bank celebrates Halloween with haunted house

Last Friday, The Cooperative Bank was transformed into a haunted grave yard, complete with gravestones, mummies and vampires. TCB hosted their second annual haunted house for the children of the Charlestown community. Children walked through a maze of pirate skeletons, vampires, floating skulls, monsters and more. Those who braved the haunted house received a...

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Senator DiDomenico bests newcomer Barbara Bush

November 4, 2010
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Senator DiDomenico bests newcomer Barbara Bush

State Senator Sal DiDomenico defeated Charlestown’s Barbara Bush in her first foray into the political arena in balloting Tuesday. DiDomenico received 29,268 votes to Bush’s 8474 total for a 78% – 22% margin of victory. “I am extremely pleased,” DiDomenico told the Patriot-Bridge. “The people have spoken powerfully. I won’t let them down.” Earlier...

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